Politics

PORTLAND, Maine - Marijuana businesses in Maine's largest city have reached the final day to apply for retail store licenses.

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Maine's U.S. senators both decried a move by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to no longer brief committees on election security issues

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The pandemic edition of the Republican National Convention is in the books, but before it even began the GOP was confronted with an important question: What does the modern Republican party stand for?

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Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says he will appeal a ruling on a ranked-choice voting citizen initiative to the Maine Supreme Court. The case will determine whether RCV will be used in the upcoming presidential election.

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Voting rights groups are pushing the state to take further steps to ease Mainers' ability to get their votes counted.

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On this week's edition of Maine's Political Pulse: 

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Maine Gov. Janet Mills is taking steps she says will allow Mainers to vote safely in the November election amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Former U.S. Senator Bill Cohen, a Maine Republican, is endorsing Democrat Joe Biden for President.

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Eighth-generation Maine lobsterman Jason Joyce, of Swan's Island, addressed the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, saying he would support Donald Trump, after not supporting him in the 2016 election.

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Maine U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon outlined her six-part health care agenda on Tuesday, which the Democrat hopes will give her an edge in her bid to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins.

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A Superior Court judge has ruled that the campaign to repeal ranked-choice voting gathered enough signatures to place the people's veto on the November ballot. But the fate of the repeal effort backed by the Maine Republican Party remains uncertain.

Maine Court Puts GOP Ranked-Choice Voting Challenge Back On November Ballot

Aug 25, 2020
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A Maine judge ruled Monday that the state Republican party gathered enough valid signatures from voters to put a challenge to a new ranked-choice voting law on the November ballot, preventing the method’s use in this presidential election.

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In a typical presidential election year, there are dozens of delegates and staffers from Maine that attend the Republican National Convention. This year, the state’s delegation consists of just six people, and U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is not among them.

PORTLAND, Maine - A developer is seeking a zoning amendment that could clear the way for the Portland's tallest building and more than 260 apartments.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's secretary of state won't be putting a referendum targeting a 145-mile  hydropower transmission corridor on the November ballot.

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